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22 May 2019
Pensioner poverty rates for those entering retirement today are down by two-thirds compared to previous generations in the 1980s peak, though children born today are facing record poverty rates, according to a new Nuffield-funded report published...
15 May 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed human rights lawyer Carly Kind as Director of the Ada Lovelace Institute (Ada), an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and AI work for people and society. Carly will lead...
14 May 2019
Today the IFS formally launches the most comprehensive scientific analysis of inequalities yet attempted. In a review chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Angus Deaton and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the IFS intend not just to describe...
13 May 2019
The ‘crisis cohort’ who entered the world of work in the midst of the financial crisis continued to face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects up to a decade later, compared to other young people entering work before or...
10 May 2019
School break times are as much as an hour shorter than they were two decades ago meaning children are missing out on valuable opportunities to make friends, develop social skills and exercise, according to new Nuffield-funded research.  This...
25 April 2019
Efforts to help refugees who have settled in the UK to integrate into British society have been constrained by the lack of information on the short- and long-term outcomes of refugees, a new report by the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (...
25 April 2019
Parental choice of school is associated with higher levels of segregation among school children from different socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds, according to a new Nuffield-funded report from researchers at the University of Bristol and Cardiff...
23 April 2019
Interventions involving multiple agencies may be effective in reducing violent crime, according to a new POSTnote briefing co-authored by Nuffield Foundation Flowers Fellow, Francesca Boyd. Published by the Parliamentary Office of Science and...
04 April 2019
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a briefing note outlining the factors that can contribute to disagreements between parents and healthcare staff about the care and treatment of critically ill babies and young children. It concludes...
02 April 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed Lisa Harker as Director of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (Nuffield FJO), a new organisation which aims to improve the lives of children and families by making sure that decision-making in the family...
22 March 2019
Congratulations to all of our Nuffield Research Placement students who were finalists in last week’s Big Bang Competition at the NEC in Birmingham. We were delighted to see four of our students win prizes. Nuffield student Sayeed Ahmed from...
20 March 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed technology entrepreneur, investor and adviser Azeem Azhar to the board of the Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and artificial intelligence (AI)...
18 March 2019
New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation argues that the Ministry of Justice's (MOJ) proposal for no fault divorce is fully consistent with international trends. Indeed, the report finds there is an international trend away from...
13 March 2019
Three-quarters (77%) of children with high maths anxiety are normal to high achievers on curriculum maths tests, according to Nuffield-funded research from the Centre for Neuroscience in Education at the University of Cambridge.  However, it is...
07 March 2019
We are delighted to become the 100th funder to sign up to 360Giving. 360Giving supports UK grantmakers to publish information on who, where and what they fund in an open, standardised format to build a better picture of the funding landscape and...
04 March 2019
20% of all children in England who return home after care proceedings and are placed on a supervision order are back in the family court within five years because of further significant harm, new research led by Lancaster University has found. The...
27 February 2019
Children report similar levels of wellbeing and school satisfaction regardless of whether they live in a selective education area - and may or may not attend a grammar school - or live in a ‘comprehensive education’ area, according to...
25 February 2019
The effective delivery of a range of vital public services is likely to decline after Brexit, according to a new report from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The report finds that the...
21 February 2019
The Nuffield Early Lanaguage Intervention has been awarded a 3+ evidence rating in an upated version of the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) guidebook.  The EIF Guidebook provides information about early intervention programmes that have at...
12 February 2019
An ethical approach to the development and deployment of algorithms, data and AI (ADA) requires clarity and consensus on ethical concepts and resolution of tensions between values, according to a new report from the Nuffield Foundation and the...